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Richard Clinton Becker, MD
Mabel Stearns Stonehill Endowed Chair and Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, University of Cincinnati Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Richard Becker, MD, is director and physician-in-chief of the University of Cincinnati Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute, and Mabel Stearns Stonehill Endowed Chair and Professor in the UC Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease. He leads all cardiovascular services throughout the UC Health system and collaborates closely with colleagues at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Becker received the Daniel Drake Medal, the UC College of Medicine’s highest honor in 2011. He has served as a principal investigator and co-principal investigator of many National Institutes of Health-funded research studies and has been supported by industry, foundations and other government agencies for clinical and translational investigations on thrombosis, hemostasis, vascular biology and pharmacogenetics. He is a prolific contributor to scientific literature having published more than 600 articles, textbooks, book chapters, invited reviews and editorials, abstracts and both national and international position papers.

He is the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, an editorial board member for Thrombosis Research, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Therapeutics and a guest editor for Circulation. Dr. Becker is a member of numerous professional societies, including the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the American Heart Association, for which he is a national spokesperson.